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Tornado Watch
Issued: 3:33 PM CST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

Tornado Watch 4 remains in effect until 600 PM CST for the
following locations

TX
. Texas counties included are

Bowie Camp Cass
Franklin Gregg Harrison
Marion Morris Red River
Smith Titus Upshur
wood


Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 1:27 PM CST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Franklin County in northeastern Texas...
Wood County in northeastern Texas...
northern Upshur County in northeastern Texas...
Morris County in northeastern Texas...
Titus County in northeastern Texas...
Camp County in northeastern Texas...
southern Red River County in northeastern Texas...

* until 530 PM CST

* at 127 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain that is beginning to move into the warned area. Grounds
remain saturated in wake of widespread heavy rains that have
already fallen since Tuesday. Flash flooding is expected to begin
shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Mount Pleasant, Gilmer, Mineola, Pittsburg, Winnsboro, Hagansport,
Leesburg, Mount Vernon, Daingerfield, Quitman, Lone Star, Naples,
Hawkins, Omaha, Cason, US 259 and I 30 intersection, Scroggins,
Pleasant Grove, Rocky Branch and Hainesville.

Additional rainfall amounts of one to two inches, with isolated
higher amounts, are possible in the warned area through late
afternoon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


Lat... Lon 3296 9531 3338 9531 3339 9490 3347 9476
      3333 9475 3331 9473 3331 9469 3326 9465
      3289 9466 3288 9471 3286 9471 3256 9518
      3258 9529 3260 9533 3262 9551 3265 9553
      3272 9564 3296 9567


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940 am CST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Little Cypress bayou near Jefferson, Texas.
* From late tonight until further notice... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 915 am Saturday the stage was 12.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early Sunday morning and
continue to rise to near 15.0 feet by early Wednesday morning.
* Impact... minor lowland flooding.


Lat... Lon 3267 9470 3266 9448 3276 9427 3273 9425 3260 9459


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751 am CST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Sabine River near Gladewater, Texas.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 715 am Saturday the stage was 27.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 33.8 feet by
Thursday morning. Additional rises remain possible thereafter.
* Impact... flooded trails, secondary roadways, and boat ramps.
Move livestock to higher ground.


Lat... Lon 3257 9509 3251 9490 3245 9491 3251 9501 3253 9508




751 am CST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Sabine River near Hawkins, Texas.
* From this evening until further notice... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 645 am Saturday the stage was 20.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 23 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage this Saturday evening and
continue to rise to near 30.8 feet by Wednesday evening.
* Impact... at 32.0 feet... expect flooded boatramps and several
hundreds of acres of pastures. Move livestock and equipment to
higher ground.


Lat... Lon 3263 9535 3257 9509 3253 9508 3254 9521 3257 9535




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 5:20 AM CST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening
for southeast Oklahoma, southwest and south central Arkansas, much
of east and northeast Texas, and adjacent northwest Louisiana...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Arkansas, northwest Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma,
and northeast Texas, including the following areas, in
Arkansas, Columbia, Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little
River, Miller, Nevada, Sevier, and Union. In northwest
Louisiana, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, and Webster. In
southeast Oklahoma, McCurtain. In northeast Texas, Bowie,
Camp, Cass, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Marion, Morris, Red
River, Smith, Titus, Upshur, and wood.

* Through this evening

* periods of moderate to heavy rainfall with storms repeatedly
moving over the same areas that recently received amounts from
near four to near eight inches. This will result in rapid water
runoff due to the nearly saturated soils and high water levels
for area rivers, creeks and bayous, resulting in flash flooding
and flooding.

* Flash flooding of roads, low lying, and poor drainage areas
will be possible. If you encounter flash flooding while
driving your vehicle, remember to turn around, don't drown.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
Be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.



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Lake Wind Advisory
Issued: 5:31 AM CST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Lake Wind Advisory remains will be in effect from 9 am until
6 PM CST this evening for east and northeast Texas, much of
southwest and south central Arkansas, and northwest and north
central Louisiana...

* event... southerly winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to near 30 mph.

* Timing... Saturday morning through Saturday evening.

* Impact... a rough chop on area lakes will create hazardous
boating conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to taking on
water and capsizing.



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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 5:20 AM CST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening
for southeast Oklahoma, southwest and south central Arkansas, much
of east and northeast Texas, and adjacent northwest Louisiana...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Arkansas, northwest Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma,
and northeast Texas, including the following areas, in
Arkansas, Columbia, Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little
River, Miller, Nevada, Sevier, and Union. In northwest
Louisiana, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, and Webster. In
southeast Oklahoma, McCurtain. In northeast Texas, Bowie,
Camp, Cass, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Marion, Morris, Red
River, Smith, Titus, Upshur, and wood.

* Through this evening

* periods of moderate to heavy rainfall with storms repeatedly
moving over the same areas that recently received amounts from
near four to near eight inches. This will result in rapid water
runoff due to the nearly saturated soils and high water levels
for area rivers, creeks and bayous, resulting in flash flooding
and flooding.

* Flash flooding of roads, low lying, and poor drainage areas
will be possible. If you encounter flash flooding while
driving your vehicle, remember to turn around, don't drown.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
Be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.



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